Peter Moore - Xbox 360 Interview (October 2006)
The questions centre a lot around the Xbox 360, although also mentioned are games for Windows, the Japanese market and some other related items - Bungie, Peter Jackson and the Halo film, Microsoft research into controls. See the segments list for the full list of question points.
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<ul><li>Sorry about BC hassle after last interview (but he said it)
</li><li>Native 1080p in the fall software update
</li><li>Not fundamental part of strategy to proliferate HD-DVD
</li><li>Staggered Euro release of drive - can't stop importers
</li><li>Achieving great price for drive bundle in all territories
</li><li>How long until consumers choose winning movie format
</li><li>NO GAMES ON HD-DVD, EVER -- we get bitchslapped.
Games & Announcements
<ul><li>Many PS3 exclusive titles being timed-only or turning out to be dual launch. More titles on the way? (We know there are)
</li><li>Favourite announcements of the X06 event
</li><li>GTA4 - difficult to get into detail but "as the details unfold, you'll find this announcement will be right up there"
</li><li>Too much to talk about - would like to have included...
</li><li>Hate to get between you and drinking
<ul><li>Performance of Sakaguchi's titles in Japan and west
</li><li>We didn't plan to show Lost Odyssey at X06...
</li><li>Risk of Japanese titles launching in west
</li><li>Unique appeal of both Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey
</li><li>"Pained and pleasantly surprised" at TGS booth crowds
</li><li>Reaction to TGS by Japan division
</li><li>Japanese developer support update
</li><li>Why the Japanese market respects Microsoft
<ul><li>Ensemble - best RTS studio in world
</li><li>Halo universe perfect for an RTS
</li><li>Optimising IP and dev resources for projects like Halo Wars
</li><li>Consumers who'll love Halo Wars separately to Halo 1-3
<ul><li>Xbox Live Arcade update
</li><li>Popularity of Arcade won't overtake boxed titles
</li><li>Trojan horse "greatest business story that never happened?"
</li><li>What was Peter Jackson on about, exactly?
</li><li>What Bungie and Jackson have done together to date
</li><li>Live Anywhere focus and technical challenges
</li><li>Keeping up with advances in mobile technology for Anywhere
</li><li>Web browsing on 360 - PS3 and Wii can do it, when will 360?
</li><li>Immersion! We extract what we can relating to Rumblegate...
</li><li>New ways to input controls - Microsoft Research working on new ways to interact with devices. New Xbox controllers?
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